Canvas Ally

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Canvas Ally is a CSUN service to help make course materials in Canvas more accessible. Canvas Ally provides faculty with feedback on the accessibility of course content in Canvas using a visual dial and provides suggested step-by-step instructions to improve the accessibility of the content.

NEW! Course Accessibility Report

Introduction to Canvas Ally Video (total length 2:41 mins)

Preparing for Canvas Ally: Adding Alt Text to Images (total length 3:50 mins)

How can Ally help me? Step-by-Step Guide

Canvas Ally provides guidance and tips for lasting improvements to the accessibility of your content.

  • Receive feedback on the accessibility of your content
  • Improve accessibility with Ally's step-by-step instructions
  • Provides students with accessible alternative formats such as audio and electronic braille 

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Tseng College Distance Learning faculty should contact their assigned Instructional Designer.

 Video Presentation in Panopto

Video presentation in Panopto

 This PDF is Scanned

Your PDF in Canvas has a bright red dial, a score of 0%, and the message “This PDF is scanned.” What do you do?

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